Corinne Dettmeijer-Vermeulen was the Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against children from 2006 until 2017. During this time, she made over 200 recommendations to the government, of which more than 80% have been adopted. Previously, for over 40 years Dettmeijer-Vermeulen worked as a judge at the district court of The Hague, handling cases in juvenile, criminal, family and migration law. She was also Vice President of the court from 1995 until 2014. She has been a member of several international professional bodies and advisory committees in the field of juvenile law and is a member of the board of the Pro Juventute Foundation and the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control. Dettmeijer-Vermeulen currently holds the Cleveringa Chair at Leiden University. In her involvement with the NHC, Dettmeijer-Vermeulen hopes to continue to contribute to the fight against human trafficking and violence against children.
Dettmeijer-Vermeulen studied law at Leiden University.